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Ryan Kelly officially re-signs with Lakers

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — The Lakers officially signed second-year forward Ryan Kelly on Monday.
  • 12 hr 46 min ago

Lakers' week in review

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — The Lakers fleshed out their roster for the 2014-15 season over the last week, notably with the acquisition of veteran forward Carlos Boozer.
  • 12 hr 59 min ago

Nick Young officially re-signs with Lakers

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — On Monday, the Lakers officially re-signed free agent guard/forward Nick Young to an estimated four-year, $21.5 million contract.
  • 13 hr 37 min ago

Former Lakers star Michael Cooper is diagnosed with tongue cancer

Los Angeles Times (David Wharton) — Former Lakers star Michael Cooper has been diagnosed with early-stage tongue cancer and will take a leave of absence from his duties as coach of the WNBA team in Atlanta.
  • 14 hr 40 min ago

Kendall Marshall is claimed off waivers by Milwaukee Bucks

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — If the Lakers were hoping to re-sign Kendall Marshall after waiving him on Friday -- they won't have that chance.
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Lakers agree to bring back Wesley Johnson, Xavier Henry, Ryan Kelly

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — The Lakers fleshed out their roster Friday, agreeing to terms with forwards Wesley Johnson, Xavier Henry and Ryan Kelly.
  • 3 days ago
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Lakers bring back Henry, Johnson

OC Register (BY BILL ORAM) — The Lakers will bring back two more members of last year's roster after agreeing to one-year deals Friday with Xavier Henry and Wesley Johnson.The deals bring the Lakers’ roster to 12 after they...
  • 3 days ago
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Lakers will re-sign Xavier Henry, waive Kendall Marshall

OC Register (BY BILL ORAM) — The Lakers are putting the finishing touches on their new roster, which on Friday meant waiving point guard Kendall Marshall and reaching an agreement to sign swingman Xavier Henry to a one-year...
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Kendall Marshall, a casualty of the salary cap, waived by Lakers

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — The Lakers have waived point guard Kendall Marshall in a salary cap move that should help open up space to re-sign guard Nick Young.
  • 3 days ago
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Lakers win bidding for veteran forward Boozer

OC Register (BY BILL ORAM) — The Lakers’ offseason hasn’t lived up to the expectations of even the most cautiously optimistic. But after drafting a promising rookie and retaining a gregarious scorer, the Lakers on Thursday...
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Lakers' roster suddenly loaded with power players

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — The Lakers are suddenly deep, at least in volume, at power forward.
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Lakers acquire Carlos Boozer after submitting highest bid

Los Angeles Times (Mike Bresnahan) — The Lakers added another big man Thursday, winning a bid for former Chicago Bulls forward Carlos Boozer.
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Report: Lakers land Boozer via amnesty waiver

OC Register (BY BILL ORAM) — The Lakers have acquired veteran power forward Carlos Boozer by virtue of an amnesty waiver claim, according to an ESPN report Thursday. Boozer, 32, was released by Chicago via the Collective...
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Lakers reach deal with Ed Davis, former first-round draft pick

Los Angeles Times (Mike Bresnahan) — The Lakers agreed to terms with free-agent power forward Ed Davis on a two-year contract worth $2 million, adding some depth to a severely understaffed frontcourt.
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Report: Lakers sign Ed Davis to 2-year deal

OC Register (BY JANIS CARR) — Ed Davis, who clashed with management in Memphis last season, reached agreement Wedneday with the Lakers on a two-year, $2 million deal, according to YahooSports.Davis will hold an option on his...
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Lakers guard Clarkson opening eyes

OC Register (BY BILL ORAM) — LAS VEGAS – Little was known locally about Jordan Clarkson when the Lakers acquired him late on June26.The draft was already considered a success. With their first lottery pick since 2005 – and...
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Lakers start summer league tournament Wednesday against 76ers

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — The Lakers will play the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night in the first round of the NBA's Las Vegas summer league tournament.
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Former Laker Fisher selling Jackson's vision to Knicks

OC Register (BY BILL ORAM) — LAS VEGAS – There are elements to coaching that can be learned by osmosis. These are the basics: substitution patterns, knowing which plays to call, even player management. For other aspects of...
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Clarkson making statement at summer league

OC Register (BILL ORAM) — LAS VEGAS – Through three games at the NBA summer league the biggest story for the Lakers, Julius Randle, of course, has been the biggest story.The best, player, though?That claim goes to the...
  • 6 days ago
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Chicago Bulls waive Carlos Boozer; Lakers possible bidder

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — Carlos Boozer has been waived via the NBA's one-time amnesty provision.
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Blog Articles

Angels remain on the lookout for pitching

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Bill Shaikin) — The Angels are not one of the clubs approaching the July 31 trade deadline with urgency. They already have accomplished their primary goal, fortifying their bullpen by trading for closer Huston...
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Angels can't hold back Adam Jones, Orioles in 4-2 loss

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Bill Shaikin) — KEY MOMENT: With two outs in the sixth inning and the score tied, 2-2, All-Star center fielder Adam Jones went to bat for the Orioles. He had hit a two-run home run in the first inning against...
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Manchester United uniform is pricey real estate, as Chevrolet knows

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Kevin Baxter) — Chevrolet was once as American as baseball, hot dogs and John Cougar Mellencamp. Which was fine when it sold the majority of its cars and trucks in the U.S.
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Adrian Gonzalez, Hyun-Jin Ryu lead Dodgers past Pirates, 5-2

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Dylan Hernandez) — KEY MOMENT: The Dodgers blew the game open in the fourth inning with some help from the Pirates defense. With two outs and runners on second and third base, shortstop Justin Turner blasted a ball...
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Matt Kemp enjoys playing right field in Dodgers' 5-2 victory

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Dylan Hernandez) — — Matt Kemp bounced into the clubhouse with a smile Monday night.
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New law restricts full-contact football practice for high school teams

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Patrick McGreevy, Eric Sondheimer) — Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed into law AB 2127, which prohibits football teams at middle and high schools from holding full-contact practices that exceed 90 minutes a day, limits the number of...
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USC football summer workouts voluntary, but it doesn't feel that way

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Everett Cook) — For much of June and July, USC is calm in the morning. A few students meander to summer classes, strolling next to a construction site where work won't pick up until later in the day. It's...
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Hyun-Jin Ryu continues road warrior routine in 5-2 win over Pirates

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Steve Dilbeck) — Home may be where the heart is, but for Hyun-Jin Ryu the road is where the victories wait.
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Remembering radio's Jim Healy, the greatest mocker of them all

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Bill Dwyre) — Twenty years ago today, somebody goofed and we've got to know. Actually, we knew. Jim Healy had died.
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Loyola High requires all students to have baseline concussion test

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Eric Sondheimer) — At a time of increasing emphasis on figuring out ways to identify and deal with concussions among teenagers in sports competition, Loyola High School, an all-boys Catholic school in Los Angeles,...
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Tony Dungy's comments on openly gay NFL player Michael Sam draw ire

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Ryan Parker) — Esteemed NFL coach turned NBC analyst Tony Dungy is taking fire for saying he would not have drafted Michael Sam, the league’s first openly gay player.
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European soccer teams land lucrative sponsorship deals

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Kevin Baxter) — The 10-year, $1.3-billion uniform deal Manchester United signed with Adidas last week is the most lucrative shirt sponsorship in soccer history. Add in the seven-year $560-million jersey deal...
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Beach volleyball event in Long Beach aims to broaden sport's appeal

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Samantha Zuba) — At the Summer Olympics, spectators seem drawn to the beach volleyball courts. Outside of the Games, fans seem to find other ways to spend their time.
  • New: 11 hr 44 min ago

Sterling CFO warns of 'severe consequences' if Clippers are not sold

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (James Rainey) — Donald Sterling's move to dismantle a family trust in order to block the sale of the Clippers could cause three banks to call for repayment of $480 million in loans and force the billionaire to...
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Ryan Kelly officially re-signs with Lakers

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Eric Pincus) — The Lakers officially signed second-year forward Ryan Kelly on Monday.
  • 12 hr 46 min ago

Johnny Manziel has the top-selling jersey in the NFL

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Ryan Parker) — Johnny Manziel has yet to take a single snap in an NFL game, but that hasn’t stopped fans from clamoring for his jersey.
  • 12 hr 58 min ago

Lakers' week in review

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Eric Pincus) — The Lakers fleshed out their roster for the 2014-15 season over the last week, notably with the acquisition of veteran forward Carlos Boozer.
  • 12 hr 59 min ago

Hanley Ramirez, Yasiel Puig not in Dodgers lineup Monday

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Dylan Hernandez) — Hanley Ramirez and Yasiel Puig won’t be in the lineup Monday for the Dodgers’ series opener against the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park.
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Nick Young officially re-signs with Lakers

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Eric Pincus) — On Monday, the Lakers officially re-signed free agent guard/forward Nick Young to an estimated four-year, $21.5 million contract.
  • 13 hr 37 min ago